Judith Ryan was baptized on 04 Jul 1821, Old Leighlin, Leighlinbridge, Carlow. Her parents were John Ryan and Mary Stanton/Staunton, who were married in Leighlinbridge on 14 Sep 1820. Their other known children were: Catherine Ryan, bap. 31 Aug 1827, Old Leighlin, Leighlinbridge; Catherine Ryan, bap. 30 May 1830, Old Leighlin, Leighlinbridge; Ellen Ryan, bap. 29 Jun 1832, Old Leighlin Hill, Leighlinbridge; Margaret Ryan, bap. 08 Sep 1834, Old Leighlin Hill, Leighlinbridge; Elizabeth Ryan, bap. 12 Mar 1837, Old Leighlin Hill, Leighlinbridge. (all from rootsireland.ie)
Judith Ryan married Michael Dillon in Leighlinbridge on 08 Feb 1842. (from rootsireland.ie) Michael Dillon worked as a stonecutter (from US Census records on ancestry.com).
Judith and Michael Dillon had three children born in Ireland: John F. Dillon, bap. 15 Jan 1843, Paulstown, Kilkenny (from findmypast.ie); Thomas Edward Dillon, bap. 24 Nov 1844, Anagar, Paulstown, Kilkenny (from rootsireland.ie); Mary Dillon, born in 1846 (from US Census records on ancestry.com).
The family emigrated to New York in 1847. They lived in northwestern New York in Buffalo for several years, then moved to Wisconsin where they farmed in the Rockland/De Pere area. They had another 6 children born in Wisconsin: Catherine Dillon, b. 1850; Anne Dillon, b. 1853; Michael Dillon, b. 1855; Elizabeth Dillon, b. 1855; James Dillon, b. 1858; Martin Dillon, b. 1861 (from records on ancestry.com).
Judith Ryan Dillon died on 24 Sep 1886 in Brown County, Wisconsin. Her husband, Michael Dillon, died in Aug 1896 in De Pere, Brown, Wisconsin (from ancestry.com).